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Roots of hate : anti-semitism in Europe before the Holocaust

Author: William Brustein
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Sociology of race and ethnicity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On the eve of the Holocaust, antipathy toward Europe's Jews reached epidemic proportions. Jews fleeing Nazi Germany's increasingly anti-Semitic measures encountered closed doors everywhere they turned. Why had enmity toward European Jewry reached such extreme heights? How did the levels of anti-Semitism in the 1930s compare to those of earlier decades? For example, were Germans more anti-Semitic than their European  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Brustein
ISBN: 0521773083 9780521773089 0521774780 9780521774789
OCLC Number: 51587006
Description: xv, 384 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of figures and tables --
Preface --
1. Anti-semitism in Europe before the Holocaust --
2. The religious root --
3. The racial root --
4. The economic root --
5. The political root --
6. Conclusion --
Appendix : coding instrument-anti-semitic questionnaire for European press (1899-1939) --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Sociology of race and ethnicity.
Other Titles: Anti-semitism in Europe before the Holocaust
Responsibility: William I. Brustein.

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This 2003 book offers a truly systematic comparative and empirical examination of anti-Semitism within Europe before the Holocaust.  Read more...
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